Road closed due to BOP police operation

The police operation is taking place in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

State Highway 2 in the Eastern Bay of Plenty is closed due to a police operation.

The NZTA says the highway running through Taneatua is closed in both directions.

“Due to a police operation, the road is closed between Morrison Road and Station Road E.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area and expect delays.”

Detours are in place and are as follows: Southbound: Turn left onto Morrison Rd and right onto station Rd E. Northbound: Right onto Station Rd E, left onto Morrison Rd and back onto SH2.

SunLive has contacted police for more information and will update this story when we can.

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